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Service Corporation International (SCI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 13, 2013

Service Corporation International ( SCI ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.06 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 28, 2013. Shareholders who purchased SCI stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that SCI has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of SCI was $15.89, representing a -0.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $15.95 and a 50.19% increase over the 52 week low of $10.58.

SCI is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as Tyco International, Ltd. (Switzerland) ( TYC ) and H&R Block, Inc. ( HRB ). SCI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.7. Zacks Investment Research reports SCI's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 5.94%, compared to an industry average of 12.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the SCI Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to SCI through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have SCI as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Morningstar Small Core Index Fund ( JKJ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKJ with an increase of 8.15% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of SCI at 0.88%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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